Saturday, October 1, 2022

Tag: Gulf of Mexico

Biden admin reinstates early $190 million in Gulf drilling leases

The consequences of the sale could be the production of 1.1 billion barrels of oil and the probable release of 723 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Divers find likely source of oil spill in Gulf of Mexico...

The spill is located 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana and has so far remained at sea and has not impacted the shoreline.

Fracking dumps millions of gallons of toxic chemicals into Gulf of...

“Offshore fracking threatens Gulf communities and wildlife far more than our government has acknowledged.”

Exclusive: 2020’s Hurricane Zeta nearly caused ‘another deepwater horizon catastrophe’ in...

“The Biden administration’s January 27 Executive Order temporarily pausing oil and gas permitting on federal lands and waters needs to be made permanent.”

US approves of expansion of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary...

The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary will now include portions of 14 additional reefs and banks in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, representing approximately a 104 square mile increase in area.

US Coast Guard demands Taylor Energy clean up 14 year oil...

"The time to clean this up was 14 years ago. Taylor Energy has shown nothing but negligence all this time."

The 14-year chronic, continuous oil spill most Americans never heard about

The federal government said it is committed “to ensure Taylor Energy will work to permanently stop the ongoing oil spill” because there is “still more that can be done by Taylor to control and contain the oil.”

Lawsuit launched against Trump EPA for approving fracking waste dumping into...

At least 10 fracking chemicals routinely used in offshore fracking could kill or harm a broad variety of marine species, including marine mammals and fish.

Meat industry, Tyson foods linked to largest toxic dead zone in...

“Americans should not have to choose between producing food and having healthy clean water.”

Tell Tyson Foods to clean up its pollution

Sign the petition to tell Tyson Foods to clean up their pollution and stop polluting our waterways.

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This one thing made Alex Jones stop lying 

It turns out there actually might be a way to stop the constant stream of lies coming from the right-wing media. Sue. Them.

Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report finds

Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes. 

The urgent climate case for defunding the Pentagon

Is it finally time to defund war?

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.